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Beef Profitability Conference May 19-20 at Richland

RICHLAND, Wash. – Beef producers can learn about ways to survive and be profitable at conference scheduled May 19-20 at the Shiloh Inn.

Nationally known speakers along with Washington ranchers and Washington State University researchers will share their knowledge and experiences on the following topics:

  • Profitable alternatives to the Conservation Reserve Program involving planned grazing
  • A user friendly rangeland monitoring system
  • Grass-fed beef production
  • Feasibility of building a USDA-inspected mobile slaughter facility
  • Planned ultra-high stock density grazing
  • Pre- and post-harvest factors affecting the quality and consistency of grass-fed beef
  • A systems approach to ranching

Ample time will be provided for audience interaction with speakers.

Visit www.capps.wsu.edu/grazing for information and to register forHow to Survive and Be Profitable in the Beef Business: Planned Grazing and Grass-fed Beef Production.” Registration will be limited to 175.

Cost is $205 per person. Additional members from the same family or business can register for $175.

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Media Contacts

Don Nelson, WSU Extension beef specialist, 509-335-2922